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Heat beats Knicks on court a day after beating them to Goran Dragic

Points and wins will be hard to come by for the Knicks without Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire. That was true even when the Knicks had both of them. Sports stories from Newsday

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Elevator repair costs for NYC skyrocket after court settlement

The city’s elevator repair bills are going through the roof. Each of the 3,330 elevators in the city’s housing projects goes out of service an average of once a month,… | Metro | New York Post

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While tenants can take landlords to housing court, that almost never happens. The overwhelming majority of cases are filed by landlords seeking rent. Most of the remainder are filed by landlords trying to evict someone who was already supposed to leave.

Tenants Battle Landlords and Bureaucracy in Housing Court

Adi Talwar Amoy Bailey broke her leg two months ago, forcing her to miss work, fall behind in rent and join the line at Bronx Housing Court. * * *This is the second part in a four-part series on housing court.To read the whole series, click here.* * * When the Bronx Housing Court was […]

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The Bronx leads the city in evictions, producing a share that well exceeds its share of the city

Housing Court Sees Rising Pressure in Most Affordable Borough

Adi Talwar Adonis Burgos, 60, said he was at court on a nonpayment case. While the Bronx features some of the lowest rent in the city, it is also home to a population with the least capacity to pay the rising cost of living in New York. * * *This is the third part in […]

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One fall day, the 161st Street Business Improvement District gave a tour to people from around the country gathered in New York City for the American Institute of Architects conference. They were just blocks from the housing court.

As Housing Court Strains, Debate in Bronx Over How to Ease Crisis

Adi Talwar Tricia Nelson with her son Rajon. She visited Housing Court to get help with rent. It was her second trip. * * *This is the final part in a four-part series on housing court.To read the whole series, click here.* * * Despite recent efforts to empower tenants with more information in housing […]

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Court officer fatally shoots self at NYC courthouse

A 50-year-old guard working for U.S. Marshal Service shot himself to death Thursday morning at the federal courthouse in Lower Manhattan, cops said. New York News – NY Daily News

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Gordon Ramsay loses court battle over London restaurant rent

A judge ruled that the “Masterchef” judge will have to pick up the $ 1 million tab for the rent on his York & Albany gastropub in London. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Appeals court: NY schoolkids must get vaccinated

NEW YORK — A federal appeals court has upheld a New York state requirement that all children be vaccinated before attending public school. The US Court of Appeals for the… | Metro | New York Post

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Court upholds smoking ban at NY state parks

A midlevel court upheld a ban on outdoor smoking in New York parks Wednesday, reversing a judge and dismissing a challenge filed by a smokers’ rights group. The Appellate Division, ruling unanimously, said the ban was consistent with the mission of the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation — “to allow all patrons to […]

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Court papers: New York man threatened to kill police officer

Court papers: New York man threatened to kill police officer A 38-year-old man who authorities say was overheard at a New York City bank threatening to kill a police officer remains held on $ 500,000 bail. Elvin Payamps remained incarcerated Friday after his Wednesday arrest. Authorities say a witness became … Read more on WABC-TV

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Man who groped teen on airplane gives tearful apology in court

A former Cisco Systems engineer and married dad who groped a sleeping teen on a JFK flight in August tearfully apologized to his victim in Brooklyn federal court Monday before… | Metro | New York Post

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Plane passenger apologizes in NYC court to woman he groped

A computer engineer convicted of molesting a woman on a flight from Casablanca tearfully apologized to the victim in Brooklyn Federal Court. New York News – NY Daily News

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New York City renters can sue landlords as group, court says

New York City renters can sue landlords as group, court says ALBANY, N.Y. — In a decision that will allow thousands of New Yorkers to sue their landlords, the state's top court on Monday ruled that tenants of three Manhattan apartment buildings who claim their rent was illegally raised can proceed with class … Read […]

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Nelson Castro catches a break in court

He’s one lucky disgraced politician. Former state Assemblyman Nelson Castro on Monday caught his second legal break in two months when a Bronx Supreme Court judge granted him a conditional… | Metro | New York Post

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‘Evil Elmo’ to appear in court on felony criminal threat charges

He’s been called “Evil Elmo” by parents and police in New York’s Times Square and along San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf.  Now, 50 year-old Adam Sandler, also known as Danny Sandler, is due in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday, charged with making a felony criminal threat along with misdemeanor nuisance and disturbing the peace charges. WNYW […]

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